Samuel Pepys quotes

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But Lord! to see the absurd nature of Englishmen, that cannot forbear laughing and jeering at everything that looks strange.
The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out ...
I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my ...
Find myself £43 worse than I was the last month ... chiefly arisen from my layings-out in clothes for myself and wife; viz., fo ...
I went out to Charing Cross to see Major-General Harrison hanged, drawn and quartered--which was done there--he looking as cheerfu ...
God forgive me, I do still see that my nature is not to be quite conquered, but will esteem pleasure above all things; though, yet ...
Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing ...
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